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News Latvia » People: Quarter century for AmCham Latvia

News channel or source: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/analytics/?doc=139522
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

... 4 Human Development Award in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy and Civic Alliance of Latvia to honor inspirational Latvian people and organizations who have significantly contributed to human development in the areas of social responsibility ...

News Latvia » People: Latvian Cold War Museum Closing

News channel or source: https://townhall.com/columnists/larryprovost/2018/04/16/latvian-cold-war-museum-closing-n2471199
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

People confessed even when they had done nothing wrong. Sometimes the Soviets turned the Latvian prisoners into double agents against their own people. After finishing the interrogation, the prisoners were crowded at least twenty into a cell that was ...

News Latvia » People: Employers struggling with critical labor shortages - Latvian Association for People Management

News channel or source: https://www.baltictimes.com/employers_struggling_with_critical_labor_shortages_-_latvian_association_for_people_management/
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

RIGA - In recent years, employers in Latvia have been struggling with critical labor shortages, the Latvian Association for People Management informed. A survey of the association’s members reveals a dire shortage of employees, which is why personnel ...

News Latvia » People: U.S. Sanctioning Russian Oligarchs Sparks Exodus of Cash From Latvia

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-23/u-s-sanctioning-russian-oligarchs-spurs-cash-exodus-from-latvia
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

U.S. sanctions targeting Russian billionaires have sparked a further exodus of cash from Latvia, a Baltic nation whose banking ... lenders in Latvia to end relationships with the sanctioned people and entities, according to the head of the local regulator.

News Latvia » People: Latvian woman's death: Liga's sister Ilze criticises police, demands SIT probe

News channel or source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/2018/apr/24/latvian-womans-death-ligas-sister-ilze-criticises-police-demands-sit-probe-1805570.html
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

"What happened is a tragedy. I want people to know the love of the country and its people has not changed. This isn't about blaming anyone. There is no winner on board," she added. Ilza said after examining the place where Liga's body was found, she ...

News Latvia » People: Nazi SS veterans hold an annual march in Latvia. Here’s how one woman is fighting back.

News channel or source: https://www.jta.org/2018/04/17/news-opinion/nazi-ss-veterans-hold-annual-march-square-latvia-woman-fighting-back
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

“I wanted to make something that would reflect how the people who were murdered were a loss to the whole of Latvia,” she said. Tomsone, 43, insists that she did not set up the vigil with the intention of reclaiming Freedom Monument from the ...

News Latvia » People: Norwegian crown prince, princess visit Latvia to mark centenary, boost ties

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-04/24/c_137131726.htm
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

On the first day of their visit, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit arrived at the National Library of Latvia to present a book for the library's People's Bookshelf and meet with young readers of Norwegian literature the Center of Children ...

News Latvia » People: U.S. Sanctioning Russian Oligarchs Spurs Cash Exodus From Latvia

News channel or source: https://www.bloombergquint.com/politics/2018/04/23/u-s-sanctioning-russian-oligarchs-spurs-cash-exodus-from-latvia
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

The measures against businessmen, companies and senior officials were taken days after President Donald Trump expelled 60 Russian diplomats for the nerve-agent attack on a former Russian spy in the U.K. The penalties prompted lenders in Latvia to end ...

News Latvia » People: Latvia Secures U.S. Help to Clean Up Its Scandal-Tainted Banks

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-22/latvia-secures-u-s-help-to-clean-up-its-scandal-tainted-banks
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

“We know our homework, we know what needs to be done.” The downfall of ABLV has exposed how Latvia, a European Union and euro-area nation of 2 million people, has for years attracted cash from the former Soviet Union. It also comes as the government ...

News Latvia » People: Latvia progresses towards gender equality at snail's pace

News channel or source: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/analytics/?doc=139534
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

Over the past ten years, men account for no more than 35% of university graduates in Latvia. For example, out of all people, who obtained higher education in Latvia in 2016, 65.5% were women and 34.5% were men. Nevertheless, women get 17% less in wages and ...